Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 24, 1951
Tony Amendola is an American actor. He is known for playing Father Perez in the Annabelle films.
He has stated:
I’m of Italian [descent], but a diaspora [that has led to] into Argentina and Mexico [before my] family came to the States.
He has also said:
Oddly, a lot of my early work was in Shakespeare. They need men and it tends to be set in Italy or Spain or Sicily and there are a lot of men who sort of look like me. And that’s basically what happened.
The surname Amendola is Italian.
Tony’s paternal grandparents likely were named Frank/Francesco Amendola and Anna Cimino.
Tony’s maternal grandparents likely were named Frank Pace and Marie Cavalier.